In this episode of Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut talks with Dr. Brian Wansink, founder and director of Cornell University’s Food & Brand Lab about his 25 year career in food psychology and consumer behavior research. Dr. Wansink unpacks key findings from his previous books, Mindless Eating, and Slim by Design, with a particular focus on his article, “’Don’t Eat So Much:’ How Parent Comments Relate to Female Weight Satisfaction” published this past June in Eating & Weight Disorders. Later in the show, Jenna speaks with Megan Mokri, Founder & CEO of Byte Foods, an innovative, healthy vending machine company operating in San Francisco.

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